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Support and resources for planning, designing and building websites for the McGill community

Where to start when building a new website

5 Apr 2024

A decision guide to the different platforms and options There are three types of websites at McGill:

Mapping the digital journey of our current students

1 Nov 2023

A digital journey map is a visualization of the steps web audience members take to accomplish a goal, such as registering for university or applying for a job. Three key journey maps have been...

Maximizing website excellence through digital minimalism

4 Oct 2023

In the fast-paced digital realm we're bombarded with endless information and choices. A timeless mantra shines through the chaos: "Less is more." This principle, popularized in architecture but now...

Prepping for go-live in the WMS

23 Jan 2023

You've worked hard creating or redesigning your site and now you're all set to go live, but are you absolutely sure everything is in order?

Web Services top stories of 2022

21 Dec 2022

Over the past year we've worked hard to ensure our websites are accessible and inclusive for all audience members. We prepared for Drupal 9 in the WMS. And beyond the WMS, the launch of McGill DS ...

Revamping the Admissions System: A McGill DS Case Study

15 Nov 2022

We want our users to recognize and love us wherever we (and they) go. This is extra important when our users are prospective students. Prospective students don't know us very well, and they meet us...

An audit opportunity you won't want to miss!

21 Jun 2021

Do you know if your site meets the Quebec Government's web accessibility standards? This summer, we're putting together a web accessibility team to perform an audit blitz on a select number of WMS...

Web Services' top stories of 2020

18 Dec 2020

From the popularity of Web Services' training courses, to new features and resources that were quickly adopted on department websites, 2020 was a year we came together to build better web...


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